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|Letter Reference||Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/23|
|Archive||University of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town|
|Letter Date||June 1911|
|Address From||Kimberley, Northern Cape|
|Address To||Chambers, St Georges Street, Cape Town, Western Cape|
|Who To||William Philip ('Will') Schreiner|
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The manuscript of this letter by Olive Schreiner belongs to the Archive referenced above; its ownership of the original should be acknowledged by referencing the letter as indicated: Copyright transcription: © Olive Schreiner Letters Project. This transcription can be freely used as long as copyright is acknowledged and it is referenced using the following citation: ‘Olive Schreiner to William Philip ('Will') Schreiner, June 1911, UCT Manuscripts & Archives, Olive Schreiner Letters Project transcription’. Please also supply letter line numbers for specific quotations.
The Project is grateful to Manuscripts and Archives, University of Cape Town, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. The year of this postcard is provided by the postmark, and the name of the addressee and the address it was sent to are on its front. Schreiner with Fan Schreiner and her nephew Oliver and nieces Dot and Ursula were in Kimberley en route for the Victoria Falls in early June 1911.